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    Heat-Sensitive Infrared Sheds New Light on AsteroidsResearch News | 6/30/2014

    Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have measured the size of an asteroid candidate for NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). ARM is a proposed...

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    TGen and NAU Celebrate Research Agreement and PatentResearch News | 6/20/2014

    Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) announced a five-year agreement to promote innovation and quality research that...

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    Hydrologic Systems and Forest RestorationResearch News | 6/12/2014

    Many scientists say intense wildfires, like the Slide Fire in Oak Creek Canyon, underscore the urgency for forest restoration. Hydrogeologist Abe Springer studies how...

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    Scientists Eager to Engage on Environment but Concerned about Peer PerceptionsResearch News | 5/5/2014

    A survey of more than 500 researchers indicates that scientists have the desire to get more involved in public discussion and policy decisions regarding environmental...

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    NAU Students Develop Wind Turbine to Mitigate Energy Challenges during Disaster Relief Efforts Research News | 4/24/2014

    NAU engineering, business, and environmental sciences undergraduates have collaborated on designing, building, and testing a wind turbine. The turbine was developed to...

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    NAU Researchers Study the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill Research News | 4/17/2014

    Stepping into the opening of a deflated rubber tent that is mounted on a large treadmill does not inspire thoughts of speed or efficiency, let alone balance. But when the...

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    New NAU App for Tracking Garter SnakesResearch News | 4/2/2014

    NAU has launched a new app to track garter snakes (http://www2.nau.edu/idealab-d/gartersnake/user/login). Noelle Fletcher, an NAU graduate student in Environmental...

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    SciVal Experts: Finding Research Expertise Across Arizona’s Higher Education ExpertiseResearch News | 3/21/2014

    The Arizona research community now has access to SciVal Experts, an online research database that is expected to facilitate collaboration across the three public Arizona...

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    NAU Faculty Members Publish Book on Overlooked Values in Water ManagementResearch News | 3/17/2014

    Kira Artemis Russo, NAU instructor in the School of Communication, and Zachary Smith, NAU Regents’ Professor of Politics and International Affairs, recently published What...

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    Early Cases of Rabies Are Showing Up in Skunks Research News | 2/28/2014

    The unusually mild winter is fueling a rabies outbreak among skunks in southern Arizona, and one expert said it’s only a matter of time before the problem begins in...

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